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Body of Missing Man, 89, Found in Canal: Miami-Dade Police

The body of an 89-year old man who went missing in Doral on Christmas Eve was found in a canal Saturday morning, Miami-Dade Police said.

Doral Police found the remains of who they believe to be Juan Dacosta around 9:15 a.m., officials said. The body was found in a canal behind his family's home the area of Northwest 111 Court and Northwest 54th Street, police said.

Dacosta was reported missing on Christmas Eve by his family. 

The cause of death is unknown and will be determined by the Medical Examiner's Office.

Miami-Dade Police Department's Homicide Bureau is handling the death investigation.

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